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city, where more than 100,000 gathered in stst. peter's square to hear pope benedict read the angelus to the faithful one final time. anne thompson joins us. the world just saw benedict xvi on that balcony window for the last time. what's the mood been there to y today? >> reporter: i think a lot of gratitude and also sadness to see him retire. but peoplens why he wants to retire. he's 85. he told the crowd that he's not going to abandon the church, alex. he said that in instead god has asked him to lave life of more prayer and meditation, and he says that's more appropriate for someone of his age and his strengths. >> yeah. you know, not to besmirch all this, but there were some reports circulating in some italian papers about blackmail being a reason why the pope was stepping down. how does the vatican address that? >> the vatican has come back very strongly against those reports, alex. they were in a paper called la republica this past week. and the vatican took the unusual step yesterday, the vatican secretary of state, of calling -- of issuing a statement calling the situation b
before he retires. thousands gathered in vatican city to hear him speak. the pontiff assured the crowd that although he's retiring, he isn't going to abandon the church, but will dedicate his time to prayer and meditation. now to a scandal surrounding the catholic church, italian media are reporting on allegations of a network of gay priests at the vatican. blackmailed by a network of male prostitutes. meanwhile, an american cardinal says he intends to help select the new pope despite a petition that he not be allowed to do so. the l.a. archdiocese relieved cardinal roger mahoney of public duties after it was revealed he plotted to conceal child molestation priests. meanwhile, four priests have accused of a scottish cardinal of inappropriate behavior. they have reported cardinal keith o'brien to the vatican. the cardinal has denied the allegations. >>> hollywood's most celebrated actors are getting ready for the red carpet at the oscars, the 85th annual academy awards gets under way about five hours from now. this year could be one for the record books. we'll explain why in just a few
here. seven out of ten of the most wealthy counties in america now are in the d.c. area. new york city is new york city. at a time when we're in the greatest near economic depression, since the depression. and i think that the experience that most of the journalists have today in this area is very different than the experience that most americans have. >> i would be willing to concede that and you're certainly right that romney to many in the press corps what was an outsider. but during the two years he ran for president, he didn't really make much of a serious effort to develop those relationships and didn't do a lot of interviews starting with print reporters and your campaign, i don't blame you for this, but your campaign's press shop was notorious among journalists for being difficult to get reached, to get to comment on things. looking back, was that a mistake? it's hard to circumvent this giant machine called the main stream media. >> i think we did a lot more interviews than the president did. we were a lot -- >> at the local level. >> we were, oh, we did a lot of national press
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